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How To : Make a candy corn with tissue paper

For preschoolers a great art and science activity! Lot's of small motor skills are involved with brushing and placing tissue paper. The reaction from the tissue paper and vinegar is the exciting science element of the activity. Art gives your child a chance to express themselv ...more

How To : Make blobs in a bottle with a Lava Lamp effect

The World's Easiest Lava Lamp! This is an easy, fun science activity that is great for any age. In fact, our video crew ended up taking the extra bottles home to show their friends. It is also a great demonstration of liquid density, the release of gases in a chemical reaction ...more

How To : Make a sundial

This video looks at some of the issues around constructing sundials. Included are step by step instructions for building a horizontal sundial and instructions for setting it up. This activity supports both science and math curriculums. A good project providing an opportunity t ...more

How To : Make a simple electromagnet

Playing with magnets can be a fun activity for many young children out there willing to learn about science. This tutorial gives those science hungry kids a cool little trick on how they can make their own electromagnet from scratch. The supplies are easy to get and will take ...more

How To : Fold and fly a tumblewing walkalong glider

The science-fiction author, Arthur C. Clarke, once said, "That any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic". Who would have thought that we could create a wave of air with a piece of cardboard, and fly a folded sheet of telephone book paper on the wave ...more

How To : Culture myeloid dendritic cells from bone marrow

Check out this educational science video tutorial to learn the steps to properly culture myeloid dendritic cells from bone marrow precursors. Myeloid dendritic cells (DCs) are frequently used to study the interactions between innate and adaptive immune mechanisms and the earl ...more

How To : Dominate the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect. I've read quite a few books and ...more

How To : Perform the activity density rainbow experiment

Check out this instructional science video that demonstrates the details about the activity density rainbow. From the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry's teacher curriculum, "No Hassle Messy Science with a Wow", this is an activity demonstrating liquids with different dens ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (05/09 - 05/15)

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How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (05/30 - 06/05)

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How To : Perform the science experiment "Kool Colors"

Check out this instructional science video that demonstrates how to perform the experiment "Kool Colors." From the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry's teacher curriculum, "No Hassle Messy Science with a Wow", this is an activity using Kool-Aid as a reactant. The experiment ...more

How To : Bend a carrot

Check out this instructional science video that demonstrates how to bend a carrot. From the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry's teacher curriculum, "No Hassle Messy Science with a Wow", this is an activity using common vegetables. Learn how to bend a carrot by watching the ...more

How To : Perform the science experiment "Dye Detective"

Check out this instructional science video that demonstrates how to perform the experiment "Dye Detective." From the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry's teacher curriculum, "No Hassle Messy Science with a Wow", this is an activity exploring ink colors. Learn how to perform ...more

How To : Perform the science experiment "Odors Aloft"

Check out this instructional science video that demonstrates how to perform the experiment "Odors Aloft." From the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry's teacher curriculum, "No Hassle Messy Science with a Wow", this is an activity exploring scents. It's a good introduction t ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (04/18 - 04/24)

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How To : Create a homemade lava lamp with your kids

In this video, learn how to make a homemade lava lamp with your kids! Do this fun activity as a learning experience or science experiment and help get your children's creative juices flowing! Learn step-by-step how to create this neat-looking lava lamp in the comfort of your o ...more

How To : Make ice cream in a bag

This short video teaches you how to make real ice cream with your preschooler with just some plastic bags. This is a wonderful activity for using measuring skills, scooping and pouring skills, and experiencing a science reaction. The best part is the great tasting ice you can ...more

How To : Make your home more energy and water efficient

Are your electricity and water bills comparable with that of Raging Waters? Then it's probably the right time to consider how to save on your energy and water bill by taking small steps like assessing where you're at in your home, having an energy audit, and eliminate leaky fa ...more

News : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (06/13 - 06/19)

Today, we're pleased to announce that WonderHowTo is getting a major site-wide update to make it easier to follow the subjects you're passionate about and to share your creations with people who will give you the kudos you deserve! We Built You a New WonderHowTo! In preparat ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (06/06 - 06/12)

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How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (05/23 - 05/29)

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How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (05/16 - 05/22)

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How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (05/02 - 05/08)

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How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (04/11 - 04/17)

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How To : Perform the "Lost Labels" science experiment

Check out this instructional science video that demonstrates how to perform the "Lost Labels" experiment. From the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry's teacher curriculum, "No Hassle Messy Science with a Wow", this is an activity about identifying mystery chemicals. You hav ...more

How To : test the acidity or alkalinity of certain liquids

Hmmm, all you've got is a piece of cabbage but you need to test the acidity or alkalinity of some liquid. What do you do? What DO you do!? Well, you start by watching this video by Steve Spangler. Ahh, the sweet smell of science! Invite your friends over to share in this super ...more

HowTo : Make a Jenga Pistol

Not only will this wood-block pistol make you the terror of your next family activity night, it'll actually improve your Jenga game! Through science! For, you see, the faster you can knock a block out of a Jenga tower, the shorter the amount of time over which it can exert a f ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (03/28 - 04/03)

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How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (04/25 - 05/01)

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How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (03/21 - 03/27)

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How To : Become more popular without turning mean

There's no exact science to achieving high-school popularity. But you definitely don't have to throw half your class under the bus to get there. You Will Need * Desire to be popular * Good attitude * Confidence * Gimmick * Sense of humor Step 1: Be likable Popularity boils d ...more

How To : Prevent Post-Earthquake Nuclear Meltdown in the US

After getting slammed with a crazy-big earthquake/tsunami, the Japanese nuclear plant Fukushima Daiichi might be on the brink of meltdown. Not as bad as Chernobyl, but maybe as bad as Three Mile Island. Nobody wishes such a disaster on anyone...anywhere in the world. In the US ...more

News : The Da Vinci Kata

"Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication." -Leonardo da VinciLearning a kata requires that you go through several stages. First you have to learn the basic pattern and the techniques. Then you have to perfect what you've learned. Then you have to deconstruct what you've lear ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (03/07 - 03/13)

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How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (03/14 - 03/20)

WonderHowTo is made up of niche communities called Worlds. If you've yet to join one (or create your own), get a taste below of what's going on in the community. Check in every Wednesday for a roundup of new activities and projects. Thanks to all of our active moderators and ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (11/30 - 12/06)

WonderHowTo is made up niche communities called Worlds. If you've yet to join one (or create your own), get a taste below of what's going on in the community. Check in every Wednesday for a roundup of new activities and projects. This week: Create a redstone calculator in Min ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (04/04 - 04/10)

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How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (02/15 - 02/21)

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How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (12/14 - 12/20)

WonderHowTo is made up niche communities called Worlds. If you've yet to join one (or create your own), get a taste below of what's going on in the community. Check in every Wednesday for a roundup of new activities and projects. This week: A nostalgia-themed cell phone photo ...more

News : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (06/27 - 07/03)

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News : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (06/20 - 06/26)

Last week, we rolled out a major site-wide update on WonderHowTo, making it even easier to follow the subjects you're passionate about—and easier to share your creations with people who'll give you the kudos you deserve! Like any major update, there will be some bugs and ques ...more

News : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (07/04 - 07/10)

First off—Happy Independence Day! Since it's the 4th of July, let's make this week's roundup short and sweet, so you can all get back to your holiday festivities. Things to Do on WonderHowTo WonderHowTo is a how-to website made up of niche communities called Worlds, with top ...more

News : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (07/11 - 07/17)

WonderHowTo is a how-to website made up of niche communities called Worlds, with topics ranging from Minecraft to science experiments to Scrabble and everything in-between. Check in every Wednesday evening for a roundup of user-run activities and how-to projects from the commu ...more

News : Wolfram Analysis of Your Facebook!

This is pretty awesome, check it out! Wolfram Alpha's Facebook Report Analyzes Every Dark Corner of Your Facebook Activity. Wolfram Alpha, the intelligent, computational search engine, just launched a new tool that breaks down your Facebook activity into numerous charts and gr ...more

How To : Choose the Right Color?

Welcome! Today I would like to share a few hints about picking the right color. So, if you do not know what color your today's outfit should be or your or which color you should choose for your room walls, please follow my suggestions. Step 1: Recognize the Right Color Color ...more

News : Cheat the clock by speed reading

Waiting for school to start? Have you been practicing reading in the meantime? Here's our most honest and effective "cheat" to help you out. We were procrastinators, too. Reading fast will save you hours of eye strain and days of lamenting the length of every book you read. P ...more

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